Saint Petersburg

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comedy+composing

;Macédomienne" dedicated to his Macedonian (ethnic Macedonian) wife, ending in 12th place. In 2001, he ventured for a 2nd time in musical comedy, composing ''Celia Fee'', a musical for children and adults alike. His lyrics are known for being full of double entendres. In 1918, at the Brompton Oratory, he


weekly show

, the legion was ordered to the front near Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), under the overall command of Army Group North. Biography Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Kostelanetz escaped in 1922 after the Russian Revolution (Russian Revolution (1917)). He arrived in the United States that year, and in the 1920s, conducted concerts for radio. In the 1930s, he began his own weekly show on CBS, ''André Kostelanetz Presents''. birth_date


successful fashion

, staying first at the Plaza Hotel and then in Sonja Henie's residence. She studied privately in a local modeling school, and held a successful fashion show for Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit and the wives of some of the UN diplomats. Among other newspapers and radio and TV interviews, ''The New York Times'' wrote an article about Slioor, "a buxom, flashing-eyed beauty", who is "Finland's leading model and the director of the Helsinki School for Models". ''The New York Times'', 4 June 1955. In 1957, Slioor organized a major modeling and textile fair with great success in Saint Petersburg with the Soviet Union Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Nikolay Smirnov (#1.2 Petrograd Leningrad during the Russian SFSR) served as the patron of the fair, which attracted thousands of visitors every day. By the time, Slioor had also held her own fashion show on Finnish television, which origin is in the mid-1950s. ''Helsingin Sanomat'', 16 July 1957. Life Anderson was born from a German family in Minsk (now in Belarus), but soon moved to Kazan (Russia), on the edge of Siberia. His father, Nikolai Anderson, was professor in Finno-Ugric languages at the University of Kazan. His older brothers were the folklorist Walter Anderson (Walter Anderson (folklorist)) and the astrophysicist Wilhelm Anderson. Oskar Anderson graduated from Kazan Gymnasium with a gold medal in 1906. After studying mathematics for one year at University of Kazan, he moved to St. Petersburg (Saint Petersburg) to study economics at the Polytechnic Institute (Saint Petersburg Polytechnical University). From 1907 to 1915, he was Aleksandr Chuprov's (Alexander Alexandrovich Chuprov) assistant. In 1912 he started lecturing at a commercial school in St. Petersburg. In 1918 he took on a professorship in Kiev but he was forced to flee Russia in 1920 due to the Russian Revolution (Russian Revolution (1917)), first taking a post in Budapest (Hungary) before becoming a professor at the University of Economics (University of Economics Varna) at Varna (Bulgaria) in 1924. In 1935 he was appointed director of the Statistical Institute for Economic Research at the University of Sofia (Sofia University) and in 1942 he took up a full professorship of statistics at the University of Kiel, where he was joined by his brother Walter Anderson (Walter Anderson (folklorist)) after the end of the second world war. In 1947 he took a position at the University of Munich (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), teaching there until 1956, when he retired. After graduating from the Corps of Pages, Pyotr Shuvalov rose through the ranks of Alexander II's retinue, making wing adjutant, major general of the retinue and adjutant general in short order. In 1857 he was put in charge of the Saint Petersburg police and went to France for training. * commons:Category:Saint Petersburg WikiPedia:Saint Petersburg Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Saint Petersburg


great summer

164 By about 1700 Russian engineers had started designing hydrologically based systems for central heating. The Summer Palace (Summer Palace of Peter the Great) (1710–1714) of Peter the Great in Saint Petersburg provides the best extant example. Slightly later, in 1716, came the first use of water in Sweden to distribute heat in buildings. Martin Triewald, a Swedish engineer, used this method for a greenhouse at Newcastle upon Tyne. Jean Simon

number of indigenous texts written in Tangut have been preserved. These other major Tangut collections, though much smaller in size, belong to the British Museum, the National Library in Beijing, the Library of Beijing University and other libraries. The '''Summer Garden''' ( , ''Letniy sad'') occupies an island between the Fontanka, Moika, and the Swan Canal in Saint Petersburg and shares its name with the adjacent Summer Palace of Peter the Great

Summer Palace of Peter the Great (Peter I of Russia). On commons:Category:Saint Petersburg WikiPedia:Saint Petersburg Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Saint Petersburg


major musical

1941. In its time, the symphony was extremely popular in both Russia and the West as a symbol of resistance and defiance to Nazi totalitarianism and militarism. Still today it is regarded as the major musical testament of the 25 million Soviet citizens who lost their lives in World War II due to the German invasion. It is played at the Leningrad Cemetery where half a million victims of The 900-days Siege of Leningrad are buried. As a condemnation of the German invasion of the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa), the piece is particularly representative of the political responsibilities that Shostakovich felt he had for the state, regardless of the conflicts and criticisms he faced throughout his career with Soviet censors and Joseph Stalin. birth_date September 25, 1846 birth_place Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire death_date June 22, 1940 (aged 93) DATE OF BIRTH September 25, 1846 PLACE OF BIRTH Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire DATE OF DEATH June 22, 1940 *The all-Black Victoria Pioneer Rifle Company is formed to defend British Columbia. *De Stoeckl (Eduard de Stoeckl) returns to U.S. from Saint Petersburg with authority to negotiate the sale of Alaska. *McGowan's War, a juridicial and political crisis in the Fraser River goldfields (Fraser River Gold Rush)involving a spillover of San Francisco politics into British territory, has the potential to escalate into an annexationist uprising but is settled peaceably. Marines and Royal Engineers are dispatched to Yale, led by Colonel Clement Francis Moody and escorting Justice Matthew Baillie Begbie to resolve the matter, which ends amicably, and reassert British sovereignty over the fledgling Mainland Colony. '''Did you know'''... commons:Category:Saint Petersburg WikiPedia:Saint Petersburg Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Saint Petersburg


world leadership

) Government House for receptions and working dinners. In February 2008, O'Malley and others led a reciprocal visit to Leningrad to work on domestic-violence prevention and prosecution. Career As a teenager, Korjus toured


commercial quot

congregate at train stations, metro stations, and transfer points at the end of tram and trolly bus routes. In St. Petersburg the route is identified as "Kxxx" with "xxx" being the number of the bus, tram and trolley bus routes being followed and "K" standing for the Russian word for "commercial" (коммерческий, ''kommerchesky''). There are routes travelled solely by route taxis — cross-city routes connecting termini of the metro. Usually, the route taxi


scientific+musical

in Moscow. In 1901, he founded his own music school in the city of Tver. From 1903-1910, he lived in Moscow and toured Germany giving concerts. Maykapar was an active participant and the Secretary of Sergei Taneyev's ''Scientific-Musical Circle'' in Moscow. In 1915 he became professor of music at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. In 1927, for seven nights in a row, the composer performed 32 Beethoven (Ludwig van Beethoven) sonatas in the Small Hall of the Conservatory as part of the ''Beethoven Centennial Celebrations''. He composed over three hundred music pieces and wrote several scientific works. Samuel Maykapar died in Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) on May 8, 1938. In his last book ''Years of Studies'' he looks back at his childhood and education in Taganrog. In 1913, Parnakh traveled to Italy and the Middle East, staying for a while in Palestine and returning to Saint Petersburg the same year. In Saint Petersburg, he entered the University (Saint Petersburg State University), where he studied Romance languages, music (under the direction of Mikhail Gnesin) and theater (under direction of Vsevolod Meyerhold). In 1916, while World War I was raging, he moved to Paris, where he stayed for six years. He studied at Sorbonne University and was elected President of the Paris Chamber of Poets, and became fascinated by the jazz music he discovered in Paris. birth_date commons:Category:Saint Petersburg WikiPedia:Saint Petersburg Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Saint Petersburg


academic books

Lausanne (1997-09-05) thumb Nauka's logo (Image:Nauka publisher logo.png) '''Nauka''' ( , lit. trans.: ''Science'') is a Russian publisher of academic books and journals. Established in the USSR in 1923, it was called '''USSR Academy of Sciences Publisher''' until 1963. Until 1934 the publisher was based in Leningrad (Saint Petersburg), then moved to Moscow. Its logo depicts an open book with Sputnik 1 above it. Nauka was the main scientific


dramatic time

Programme food aid from abroad. This dramatic time was depicted in photographic series of Russian photographer Alexey Titarenko. Ollman, Leah. "Russian Photos Trace Images of Mortality and Memory," ''Los Angeles Times'', August 3, 2001 Aidan Dunne. "Camera in a City of Shadows," ''Irish Times'', Dublin, May 5, 2007 In 1995 a northern section of the Line 1 of Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg

political_status Federal city political_status_link Federal cities of Russia federal_district Northwestern (Northwestern Federal District) economic_region Northwestern (Northwestern economic region) pop_2010census 4879566 pop_2010census_ref pop_2010census_rank 4th urban_pop_2010census 100% rural_pop_2010census 0% pop_density pop_density_as_of pop_density_ref pop_latest 5131967 pop_latest_date 2014 pop_latest_ref Rosstat (Goskomstat). Оценка численности постоянного населения на 1 января 2014 г. area_km2 1439 area_km2_rank 82nd area_km2_ref Official website of St. Petersburg. Петербург в цифрах (''St. Petersburg in Figures'') established_date May 27, 1703 established_date_ref Official website of St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg in Figures license_plates 78, 98, 178 ISO RU-SPE leader_title Governor (Governor of Saint Petersburg) leader_title_ref leader_name Georgy Poltavchenko leader_name_ref legislature Legislative Assembly (Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg) legislature_ref website website_ref date March 2010

'''Saint Petersburg''' ( ), and in 1991, back to ''Saint Petersburg''.

In Russian literature, informal documents, and discourse, the word "Saint" ( ).

Saint Petersburg was founded by Tsar Peter the Great on May . Between 1713–1728 and 1732–1918, Saint Petersburg was the imperial capital of Russia. In 1918, the central government bodies moved from Saint Petersburg (then named Petrograd) to Moscow. editor McColl, R. W. title Encyclopedia of world geography volume 1 publisher Infobase Publishing location N. Y. year 2005 isbn 0-8160-5786-9 pages 633–634 url http: books.google.com ?id DJgnebGbAB8C&pg PA633&dq capital+moved+to+Moscow#v onepage&q capital%20moved%20to%20Moscow&f false accessdate February 9, 2011 It is Russia's 2nd largest city (List of cities and towns in Russia by population) after Moscow with 5 million inhabitants (2012) and the fourth most populated federal subject. Saint Petersburg is a major European cultural center, and also an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea (ports of the Baltic Sea).

Saint Petersburg is often described as the most Western (Western culture) city of Russia, as well as its cultural capital. V. Morozov. ''The Discourses of Saint Petersburg and the Shaping of a Wider Europe'', Copenhagen Peace Research Institute. 2002. Ciaonet.org It is the northernmost city in the world with a population of over one million. A large number of foreign consulates (List of diplomatic missions in Russia#Consulates in Saint Petersburg), international corporations (Multinational corporation), banks, and other businesses are located in Saint Petersburg.

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